Where does delay leave UK Childhood Obesity Strategy?

What delay means for UK child obesity strategy

Those waiting for the UK government's long-awaited child obesity strategy will have to wait a little longer. According to media reports last...

How post-Brexit duties could stack up for UK food exporters

What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like

Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...

Food companies can prosper as we live longer

Nestle catering for an ageing global population

The newest of Nestle’s 40 R&D facilities is a unit in Singapore specialising in nutrition to support healthy ageing. Ben Cooper reports on t...

Improvements at Unilever's refreshments business reduce reliance on food, personal care for cashflow

Unilever is "working harder" in tough environment

Unilever CEO Paul Polman left investors with no illusions today (21 July): trading is tough and the company expects it to get tougher. As a...

What's in store under Nestle's incoming CEO?

What next for Nestle under new CEO Schneider?

Nestle appointed Ulf Mark Schneider, currently CEO of healthcare company Fresenius, as its chief executive officer last month. just-food tak...

Sales of hemp-based foods are growing in the US

Hemp food sales in the US set for growth

The liberalisation of regulations has opened the door to hemp-based food products in various US states. Growing consumer interest in the nat...

Could Brexit foster a more joined-up approach to UK policymaking? 18 Jul 16

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic turmoil and has long-term implications for UK food manufacturers. Ben Cooper looks at how Brexit could impact on environmental and nutrition policy in the UK. 

What does Indian state Kerala's 'fat tax' mean for global food manufacturers? 14 Jul 16

The regional government in the Indian state of Kerala has become the latest administration to impose a tax on less healthy foods. Ben Cooper assesses the significance of this move to multinational food companies.

Thought Leaders

SunOpta 'under more pressure' to unlock value

Katy Askew | 27 Jul 16 Calls for sale mounting at SunOpta

A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its business. 

Greencore sees "modest" Brexit impact 

Katy Askew | 26 Jul 16 Greencore sales up in first 9M

Ireland-based food maker Greencore said today (26 July) that the impact of the UK's decision to exit the EU will have a "minimal" short term impact on its business.

Grupo Lala hails progress as sales, earnings grow

Katy Askew | 26 Jul 16 Lala grows sales and earnings

Grupo Lala attributed its second quarter performance to its focus on strategic priorities as it booked sales and earnings growth for the period. 

Recent News - (Updated: 8:30am 27 Jul 2016)

WhiteWave unveils new sustainability targets

Iceland & Morrisons in cage-free eggs pledge

US investor Sunrise takes slice of Kodiak Cakes

Schär launches gluten-free pain au chocolat

Kar's gets Non-GMO verification for Second Nature

Brexit - UK food sector pessimistic on medium-term

Wessanen sees demand grow for "sustainable" food

Unilever teams up with Hubbub on food waste

How Wessanen plans to grow Mrs Crimble's – interview 13 Jul 16

Katy AskewPatrick Cairns wants to grow Mrs Crimble's in the UK and beyond

European natural and organic food group Wessanen entered into an agreement to acquire UK gluten-free baker Mrs Crimble's last week. Patrick Cairns, CEO of Wessanen UK, speaks to just-food about the group's plans to accelerate growth at the business. 

Why skyr could be the next big thing in US yoghurt – interview  5 Jul 16

Katy AskewIcelandic Provisions chairman upbeat on prospects for skyr in North America

Icelandic Provisions is a company formed by investors from the US and Iceland to bring traditional skyr yoghurt to the US. Icelandic Provisions chairman Einar Sigurdsson believes that skyr has the potential to be the next growth area in US yoghurt, in much the same was that Greek yoghurt brought explosive growth to the category in the 2000s. Sigurdsson speeks to just-food about what he believes skyr brings to the category. 

"Heavenly" baby food firm to target Asian markets - interview 5 Jul 16

John ShepherdShauna McCamey-Blair and James Blair celebrated Heavenly Tasty Organics' entry into the French market last year

Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.

China's Yili gained as dairy market curdled in 2015

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 26 Jul 16

Rabobank's annual league table of the world's largest dairy companies has been released - and the data underlines what a challenging market it has been in recent months.

Kellogg takeover chatter cools

Katy Askew, just-food editorial team Katy Askew | 22 Jul 16

Market speculation over a possible takeover of Kellogg surfaced this week, with the snacks-to-cereal maker linked to both Kraft Heinz and Coca Cola Co.

More understanding needed of GMOs among consumers

Katy Askew, just-food editorial team Katy Askew | 20 Jul 16

The introduction of legislation requiring the labelling of GMOs in the US has gathered widespread public support.

Brexit and the food industry

Brexit and the food industry

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

Unilever's drive to boost efficiency and innovation

Unilever's drive to boost efficiency and innovation

Unilever revealed a fresh efficiency drive and provided detail on how it is using innovation to shift its portfolio to more attractive areas of the sector.

Danone expands with WhiteWave acquisition

Danone expands with WhiteWave acquisition

French dairy giant Danone has doubled its presence in North America through the acquisition of WhiteWave. Now, the group is set to let WhiteWave's dairy alternative brands loose on the international stage.

Mondelez bids for Hershey

Mondelez bids for Hershey

Hershey has rejected a takeover bid from Mondelez International. Is that the end of the story?

Redefining Snacks: From Conventional Snacks to Snack Replace

Redefining Snacks: From Conventional Snacks to Snack Replacements

The story of snacks outperforming the rest of the market is one that is now a little overplayed... Read more

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